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R--Department of Veterans Affairs - Office of Acquisition and Logistics Supplier Relationship Management Quarterly Webinar

Solicitation Number: VA79813I0038
Agency: Department of Veterans Affairs
Office: VA Center for Acquisition Innovation (Frederick)
Location: VA CAI Frederick
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VA79813I0038
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Special Notice
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Added: Jan 16, 2013 9:47 am
Department of Veterans Affairs - Office of Acquisitions and Logistics

Supplier Relationship Management - Quarterly Webinar



This is not a solicitation. Requests for a solicitation will not receive a response. This notice does not constitute a commitment by the United States Government.



Date: Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (Eastern Standard Time)

Location: Online Webinar

Registration: http://www.theambitgroup.com/VAOAL_Webinar/

Point of Contact: Jesse Beaman: Jesse.Beaman@va.gov

Cost: No participant fees for webinar



I. Background Information for the Event:



The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is soliciting supplier participation in its first Quarterly Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) Webinar of 2013. The SRM initiative is part of VA's broader effort to improve the end-to-end acquisition process which capitalizes on industry expertise as an effort to strengthen the VA acquisition process as a whole.



During the Webinar, VA acquisition leadership will brief supplier participants on the Department's strategic direction for 2013, and will address subjects such as acquisition approaches, procurement policy, the VA supply chain, and Veterans and Small Business Programs.



II. Objectives of the Event:



" Update VA suppliers on the strategic direction of the Department and impact on acquisition approaches, procurement policies, and VA's supply chain;

" Provide updates on the Veterans and Small Business Programs; and

" Provide a brief overview of SRM activities, including results from the fourth quarter (4Q) fiscal year (FY) 2012 Supplier Perception Survey and an update on VA Industry Advisory Group activities.



III. Agenda:



Time Topic Speaker

2:00-2:05 PM Opening Remarks: Current state of Supplier Relationship Management Initiatives

" Results from 4Q FY 2012 VA Supplier Perception Survey

" Update on VA Industry Advisory Group activities Mr. Jan R. Frye

Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Acquisition and Logistics

2:05-2:20 PM Strategic Direction of VA

" Department Priorities

" Acquisition Process Improvement

" Supply Chain Management Mr. Thomas A. Burgess

Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Logistics and Supply Chain Management



2:20-2:30 PM Veteran and Small Business Program Update Mr. Tom Leney,

Executive Director, Veterans and Small Business Programs

2:30-2:55 PM Question and Answer Session Mr. Thomas A. Burgess

Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Logistics and Supply Chain Management



Mr. Jan R. Frye

Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Acquisition and Logistics



Mr. C. Ford Heard

Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Systems, and Oversight



Mr. Tom Leney

Executive Director, Veterans and Small Business Programs





Open to all Participants

2:55-3:00 PM Closing Remarks Mr. Jan R. Frye/Mr. Thomas A. Burgess





VI. How to Register:



To register for the Webinar, please go to: http://www.theambitgroup.com/VAOAL_Webinar/



The Webinar is free of charge and registration will be capped at 200 participants. If you would like to register more than one person from your company, please only register one name and view the web conference from a common location with those colleagues interested. Once registration is closed, all participants will receive the official invitation with link to the Webinar, which will go live on February 13, 2013, at 2:00 PM.
Please consult the list of document viewers if you cannot open a file.

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Posted Date:
January 16, 2013
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Acquisition Service- Frederick;Department of Veterans Affairs;8490 Progress Drive, Suite 100;Frederick MD 21701
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Mr. Jesse Beaman
jesse.beaman@va.gov
202-429-2049

Contract Specialist